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Vulcania Lemnos. ‘The whole island bears the strongest marks of the effects of volcanic fire; the rocks in many places are like the burnt and vitrified scoria of furnaces. Ov. 1 Hence we may account for its connection with Hephaestus, who, when hurled from heaven by Zeus, is said to have fallen upon Lemnos. The island was therefore sacred to Hephaestus, who was frequently called the Lemnian god,’ Dict. Geogr. See 45 n.
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